It has today been announced that Peter Capaldi will now be the twelve doctor within the Doctor Who series, taking over from the previous Doctor, Matt Smith he will be the next doctor to hit our screens.

A huge fan of the series, during their announcement the BBC shown off a letter the actor wrote to the broadcaster aged 15, urging it to produce more episodes for the series.

Now known for playing Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of it, as well as an appearance in the Doctor Who episode ‘The Fires of Pompeii’, alongside David Tennant in 2008.

Check out the couple of videos below for a quick look at your new doctor.

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